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Featured: Black Interest

May Digit

Excerpts from our three May releases: Every Boy Should Have a Man by Preston L. Allen, The Family Mansion by Anthony C. Winkler, and the second installment in the Open Lens imprint, The Roving Tree by Elsie Augustave.

The Half That’s Never Been Told: The Real-Life Reggae Adventures of Doctor Dread

A passionate memoir and fearless behind-the-scenes look at the personal lives of the biggest reggae stars in the world.

The Girl with the Golden Shoes

A dazzling coming-of-age novella, now an Essence Magazine best seller, by Jamaica’s top-selling writer.

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Upcoming Events

Katia D. Ulysse — Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD

1/20/18, 2:00pm

Join Katia D. Ulysse for the launch of her new book, Mouths Don’t Speak.

Lauren Stahl — River Grille, Wilkes-Barre, PA

1/21/18, 1:00pm

Join Lauren Stahl for the hometown launch of her new book, Devil’s Song.

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